15 May 2015 – Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced the appointment of MVS USA, a leader in mobile satellite communications and a founding Inmarsat Distribution Partner, as a Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Reseller (VAR) for the Maritime market, selling FleetBroadband Xtra and Fleet Xpress.
Deborah Deffaa, CEO, MVS USA and Executive Director, MVS Group, comments: “MVS values the relationship developed with Inmarsat over the past two decades and our participation in every new product launch. We are excited about offering the high-throughput connectivity and other benefits that GX brings. Being appointed as a VAR allows us to share this revolutionary technology with our clients.”
Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime, added: “Inmarsat has consistently partnered with MVS, and it is good news that this relationship is reaffirmed through this latest appointment. MVS continues to stay innovative and act as a leader in its market.”
The GX service is currently on-boarded at MVS’ representative office in Cyprus. MVS expects to launch a similar demo site at its New York area showroom later in 2015. The first beta-testing project is due to be launched by MVS with a ship-owner operating in the Mediterranean.